Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Civil Society, (民间社会)

Foreign non-government groups in China fear clampdown under new law
Reuters, March 9, 2015
http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/03/09/us-china-parliament-ngos-idUSKBN0M518X20150309

Consumer Product Safety (消费品安全)

清华女生自费十多万出版《中国食品安全档案》 (Tsinghua student publishes “Chinese food safety file” out of own pocket)
People’s Daily, March 10, 2015
http://politics.people.com.cn/n/2015/0310/c1001-26666031.html

Culture (文化)

冯骥才谈文艺领域反腐:彻底把官员从协会里请出去 (Artist Feng Jicai on fighting corruption in cultural field: officials should all leave associations)
People’s Daily, March 10, 2015
http://politics.people.com.cn/n/2015/0310/c1001-26666152.html

Environment (环境)

China arrests anti-smog campaigners
The Telegraph, March 9, 2015
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/china/11458961/China-arrests-anti-smog-campaigners.html

Health (健康)

WHO: China needs to act against smoking
Deutsche Welle, March 9, 2015
http://dw.de/p/1EneB

Hong Kong (香港)

Martin Lee, Hong Kong democracy leader, subject of warning from China to Ottawa
Huffington Post, March 10, 2015
http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/2015/03/09/china-warns-parliament-to_n_6832966.html?utm_hp_ref=canada-politics

Related:
Democracy is a must for Deng Xiaoping’s formula to work: Interview with Martin Lee
Human Rights in China, November 2014
http://www.hrichina.org/en/china-rights-forum/democracy-must-deng-xiaopings-formula-work-interview-martin-lee-text-and-video

港府被動「一簽多行」設限不了了之 (Passive Hong Kong government leaves limiting multiple-entry permits unsettled)
British Broadcasting Corporation, March 10, 2015
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/trad/china/2015/03/150310_ana_hongkong_mainlander_shopping

Human Rights Defenders (人权卫士)

Concern for women's rights activists detained in China
British Broadcasting Cooperation, March 9, 2015
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-31792608

Labor (劳工)

China’s “factory girls” have grown up—and are going on strike
Quartz, March 10, 2015
http://qz.com/351393/

Tibet (西藏)

Tibetan monk is beaten, detained following solitary protest
Radio Free Asia, March 9, 2015
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/tibet/solitary-03092015142440.html

台湾藏人团体纪念西藏暴动56周年 (Tibetan groups in Taiwan commemorate 56th anniversary of Tibet uprising)
Voice of America, March 10, 2015
http://www.voachinese.com/media/video/2673651.html

Women (妇女)

China completely flunked International Women’s Day
Quartz, March 9, 2015
http://qz.com/358343/

China’s legislature: bigger, richer, still full of men
The Wall Street Journal, March 10, 2015
http://blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2015/03/10/chinas-legislature-bigger-richer-still-full-of-men/?mod=chinablog

Opinion and Editorial (观点和社论)

维权人士怎么看中国反腐? (How does a rights defender look at the anti-graft campaign?)
Deutsche Welle, March 9, 2015
http://dw.de/p/1EndV

中国两会所面临的经济、环保、军事问及政治社会问题引起欧洲媒体广泛的关注 (Economic, environmental, military, socio-political issues faced by Two Congresses attract wide attention from European media)
Radio Free Asia, March 9, 2015
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/zhengzhi/gr-03092015102042.html